5 skincare rules you should breakGrowing up, you’ve probably received countless of (unsolicited) beauty tips and advice from your mother/sister/BFF. And now, with the advent of the Internet, you can scour pages of beauty remedies on Google and watch a constant stream of skincare routines on YouTube, so much so you can self-proclaim to be a beauty expert.
5 common skincare mistakes to avoidWe all want flawless glowing skin; but sometimes, it is not what you lack, but what you are over-doing to your skin that is preventing you from getting there. Truth be told, we may be committing skincare harakiri on a daily basis without even realizing it!
Clear Skin Awards 2018: Best Moisturiser For Normal SkinOur skin gets stressed out by the weather, pollution and, well, stress. And if you spend all day in an air-conditioned room, it can also get very dry. To keep your skin happy, try Estetica ést.lab ActivCalm Anti-Stress Hydra Cream. It not only improves your skin’s resilience to stressors, but also repairs and moisturises, leaving your skin soft and smooth. What makes this cream so special is a potent combination of active ingredients, including Pacifeel, a natural plant extract known for its ability to reduce skin discomfort, diminish redness and increase skin elasticity.
5 tips for clean, healthy poresDo you know that the skin is the largest organ of our body and has millions of pores and follicles on it? Now, imagine each follicle to be a straw and each pore to be an opening where this straw is inserted. It is through these openings that sebum (oil) from the glands underneath your skin comes to the surface of our skin.
CHRISTMAS SPECIAL GIVEAWAY! Few things are more indulgent than a luxury facial... Ever wondered how it feels to use one of the most expensive foods in the world as a cream/mask on your skin? Before raw oysters, before champagne, before even truffles were deemed a delicacy, caviar was coveted by kings and the aristocracy. Ancient Greeks, Romans and Russian tsars were all known to splurge on caviar. As the saying goes, vanity wins when hunger cannot.
5 beauty products you should never share with your Best Friend ForeverEmbarrassing to-die-for secrets. Your first crushes. Your alter-ego outside of your perfect social media posts. The colour of your poop (what??? Eeks!). We get it - nothing can be TMI (too much info!) between you and your BFF. Sharing is definitely caring but before you start putting your makeup bag up as Shared Property… STOP! Simply put -- sharing skincare/cosmetics also mean trading germs, bacteria, fungi and viruses.
Do you want beautiful skin like actress Jesseca Liu 刘子绚? I want!So just 2 weeks ago, I went over to Estetica at I12 Katong to try out their GeneO+ Super Facial.The 3-in-1 Super Facial is a new facial treatment that can give you immediate results in unparalleled skin nourishment and oxygenation.
5 ‘superfoods’ for a strong, healthy soulSince our PM turned the spotlight on fighting diabetes during the 2017 NDP Rally, mainstream media has bombarded us with what exercises to do, what superfoods to eat (and avoid!), what devices to buy to keep track of said exercises and calories… when, really, they could have just asked for our previous posts!
Most of us have a skincare routine that we stick to out of habit… but what if you are repeating the wrong steps?Here are 5 of the top skincare mistakes we are all guilty of:1. Washing your face too many times: Most people are under the impression that cleansing your face more often can lead to a clearer and healthier complexion. But too much of a good thing can end up being bad. In fact, the black substance in blackheads has nothing to do with dirt and is simply a pore clogged with a bit of oil that’s open to the air – oxidation turns it black. While washing your face a couple of times a day may help loosen blackheads and unclog your pores, you should not do it too often.